Doing good can be done better: Making a greener world by calculating and offsetting MzN’s operational carbon footprint.
In our first year, here’s how we did it!
At a recent company meeting, the assembled staff discussed MzN’s commitment to going “carbon neutral” (or possibly even “carbon positive”) and how to develop a credible estimate of our own greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for the 2019 operational year. As a first step, we looked at MzN’s GHG emissions based on the standard categories that define the various sources of GHGs. This includes (as illustrated in Greenfleet Trust graphic below):
- Our own direct emissions (Scope 1).
- The indirect emissions related to purchased electricity (Scope 2).
- Other “indirect emissions” (Scope 3).
Calculating all emissions from all sources, MzN International produced in total 68.9 tonnes of GHG emissions in 2019. In our quest of moving towards a “carbon positive” standard, we decided to support The Generation Forest. With the help of MzN International, The Generation Forest is able to plant one hectare of trees in Panama.